The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Position TitlePostdoctoral Fellow
DepartmentNeurology - ******
Position TypePostdoctoral Scholar
Salary Range$47,476 - $56,376
If part-time, hours per week
Proposed Start Date07/01/2017
Estimated Duration of Appointment12 Months
Posting Open Date02/17/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until FilledYes
Work LocationChapel Hill, NC
The Experimental Neuroimaging Lab at the Biomedical Research Imaging Center (BRIC) and Department of Neurology at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill is seeking three highly motivated postdoctoral fellows. Our lab is interested in basal ganglia functional circuit mapping using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). For more information, please visit **************************
Our lab is interested in: 1) how deep brain stimulation modulate brain functional networks to achieve its therapeutic efficacy and 2) how the blood-oxygenation-level-dependent (BOLD) fMRI signal is formed. Successful applicants are expected to address these questions by using simultaneous fMRI with deep brain stimulation, optogenetic stimulation, chemogenetic stimulation, electrophysiological recording, and/or fast scan cyclic voltammetry. Responsibilities include: 1) animal preparation for in vivo experiments, 2) data acquisition, 3) data analysis, 4) meeting with PI/collaborators, 5) scientific manuscript preparation, and 6) research grant/training grant preparation.
Salary is commensurate based on standard NIH levels according to years of experience.
PhD is required.
Qualifications and Experience
Experience in animal handling, data acquisitions and analysis, and research grant/training grant preparation is desirable.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Posting Contact Information
Department Contact Name and TitleKatrina Mounlavongsy
Department Contact Telephone or *************************************
Postdoctoral Affairs Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Universitys Equal Employment Opportunity office at ************** or send an email to ************************.
Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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